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One in five adolescents in New York City may have undiagnosed asthma, a study from Columbia University School of Nursing has found.
Columbia University's Department of Pediatrics expands leadership council with new executive vice chair and six additional vice chairs.
Columbia psychiatrists say current names for psychotropic medications adversely affect patient care and clinicians should adopt new names that do not increase stigma.
Though they can be difficult to detect, gastrointestinal disorders are common in kids with autism, sometimes causing anger, aggression, and other behavior problems.
Source:Time MagazineAugust 21, 2012
Increasingly, research finds that exposure to anesthesia in early childhood may have long-term effects on kids’ brain development.
Source:The New York TimesAugust 9, 2012
Encouraging clinical trial results for microarray, a new prenatal test that can detect more genetic problems than ever before.
- June 26, 2012
Prenatal exposure to ubiquitous household chemical in vinyl flooring can increase a child’s risk for developing eczema.
- May 16, 2012
Researchers at Columbia’s Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) have discovered an uncommon bacterium, Sutterella, in the intestines of 12 of 23 children who had both autism and GI problems.
- April 18, 2012
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